Alzheimer’s disease has been in the news a lot recently. First, we learned that the problem may be many times greater than currently reported since cause of death is often identified as something other than Alzheimer’s, even when that is the primary diagnosis of the individual. Getting a new perspective on the scale of this… Read more »
March 21, 2014 – ePath Learning, Inc., a leader in cloud-based learning services, proudly announces a new learning content partner, the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed). IPCed provides engaging online training content for the Senior Care industry that meets state and federal compliance requirements. IPCed offers a wide range of training topics from basic… Read more »
OSHA has huge incentives to find all sorts of fun ways to write you up and ruin your day. But take a deep breath because there are some great resources available to ensure that your company and employees are all on the same page and well protected from pesky OSHA inspectors and their strict citation. Fees can often be reduced and even waived if you fix a citation voluntarily as soon as possible and communicate with your inspectors.
Today I’m sending a shout-out to Julie DelCour, a journalist for the Tulsa World who wrote an article published March 16, 2014 titled “An army of caregivers with no basic training.” DelCour points out that Oklahoma has over 600,000 family caregivers, which is more than the entire active-duty US army.
What an exciting opportunity to get a glimpse into trends, innovations and an overall sense of “what’s next” in senior care!
It’s interesting in that two different news stories hit my desk this week. One was a Wall Street Journal “Ask the Experts” column titled “How can we reduce end-of-life health-care costs?” The other was an article published online in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) titled “Attitudes toward Death, Dying, End-of-Life Palliative… Read more »